23 sawmills reportedly closed in Edo

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February 16, 2021 - Edo, Nigeria

According to the Nigerian Tribune, the Edo State Government closed 23 sawmills in response to illegal logging allegedly occurring in the state Forest Reserves. 242 logs were recently seized while in transit to another state.

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